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Re: pupfish tip
> > I've had the same experience. Also, they seem to need a good deal of
> > their diets to do well. They do fantastic in ponds for the summer and
> > wither away in tanks over the winter unless they get regular additions
> > spirulina and hair algae.
> Easy winter fix:
> Share your table veggies with them. I like to blanch the cut-off ends of
> zucchini in a little water for about a minute in the microwave. That
> allows a gentle squeeze to remove most air so they sink. All pupfish,
> including Flag Fish, love them.
Aha! I'll remember that! Zucchini is one thing that we never run out of when
we have a garden (we blanch and freeze it for the winter, too). How do they
do with blanched broccoli and other veggies?
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